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Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar

by TED.com

Published 2014


The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it's "a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic," as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents—to raise happy children—is so elusive. In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.


Run time 00:18:11
Producer TED.com
Language English

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